Tag : death

Attempted burglar falls to his death

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Saturday 8th October police were called to Claremont Avenue, situated within half a mile of the university, as a man’s body had been found outside a house. Students living on the road awoke to a white tent obscuring the view of a neighbour’s back yard and a police cordon … Read More

Warning over diet pills linked to Leeds student death

3 years ago / 0 comments

Police have warned of the dangers of ‘toxic’ slimming pills linked to the death of a Leeds student who took a lethal dose of the drug DNP. The crime agency Interpol this week issued a global alert on 2.4-dinitrophenol, or DNP, which is thought to have caused the deaths of … Read More

UPDATE – Police appeal after Mint Club death

4 years ago / 0 comments

Police are investigating the death of a woman who collapsed at Mint Club this weekend. Paramedics attended the scene in the early hours of Sunday morning. The woman was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Police are currently awaiting tests results to … Read More

News | Future Leeds student dies in unexplained fall

4 years ago / 0 comments

Tributes have been paid to a student about to start at Leeds University who died last Wednesday. Jeevan Singh Dhanda, who held an offer to study economics, was found on railway tracks at Birmingham New Street Station on 7th August. He was taken to hospital by emergency services, who attempted … Read More

News | Leeds student died from ‘drug use’

4 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds University student died following ‘recent drug use’, an inquest has heard. Natasha Brunton, who studied Law and French, was found dead at home in Sevenoaks, Kent in February. The court inquest last Tuesday heard that the 21-year-old student had been suffering from an eating disorder when she died. … Read More

News | Student confirmed dead at Leodis Halls

4 years ago / 0 comments

A student at Leodis Residences has been confirmed dead. Police were called to the student halls on North West Road at 7.40pm on Friday following ‘a call of concern for a man there’. The body of a 20-year-old male was discovered by emergency services, who confirmed that he had died … Read More

News | Student dies from drugs cocktail

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students have been expressing their grief following the death of a final year Dentistry student. An inquest into the suddent death of Mariam Ali Shaabam Hussain Khesroh found she had taken a concoction of ketamine and heroine. Ms Khesroh’s body was found outside a house in Harrogate where she had … Read More

Film | The Book Thief – Nazi Germany, as told by death

5 years ago / 0 comments

Image: Fox 2000 Pictures Film adaptations of books are always a tricky one, especially when it comes to something like the Book Thief. It’s one of those much loved international best-sellers by Markus Zusak, and most people have at least heard of it. Personally I haven’t read the book; I … Read More

Photojournal | Going home – A Christmas storm

5 years ago / 0 comments

I should have seen this coming. It’s Christmas Day and my family is persuading me to take the usual walk with them up to a large tree at the top of the hill near our house. I am not easily swayed as it’s always the same routine: a nervous shuffle … Read More

Science | Why do we die?

5 years ago / 0 comments

I could tell you a hundred ways an organism can die, but it is much more difficult to explain why we are programmed to do so. We spend billions globally to divert and delay death, however it gets all of us in the end, whether it is disease, injury or … Read More